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Joseph Joel Duveen, Baron Duveen

(1869-1939), Art dealer and benefactor

Sitter in 8 portraits
Art dealer and benefactor. Lord Duveen of Millbank began his career in his father's antiques business, Duveen Brothers, in Hull. He transformed the business, specialising in the acquisition and sale of Old Master pictures, with galleries in London, Paris and New York. A great benefactor to museums in Britain, Duveen donated pictures to the National Gallery and the Tate Gallery among others, and financed building schemes including an extension for the National Portrait Gallery and a gallery for the Parthenon Sculptures at the British Museum.

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Joseph Duveen, Baron Duveen, by Dorothy Elaine Vicaji - NPG 6499

Joseph Duveen, Baron Duveen

by Dorothy Elaine Vicaji
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, 1920s?
NPG 6499

Joseph Joel Duveen, Baron Duveen, by Dorothy Wilding - NPG x28133

Joseph Joel Duveen, Baron Duveen

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1935
NPG x28133

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Joseph Joel Duveen, Baron Duveen

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1930
NPG x6492

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